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How could watch dvd using vista? i cant play it using media player.

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Download a program called VLC. http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

great program to play dvd's that doesnt **** up a lot of memory.

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You may download another application to play DVD's, however Vista comes with the codecs required to play DVD's.  Since Windows Media Player is not playing your DVD's properly there is a problem, and should be corrected.  I would recommend re-installing Windows Media Player as step one.  If this does not solve your problem, please post a detailed response.  What happens when you attempt to use media player to play a dvd?  Be as specific as you can describing any errors you receive, and I will do my best to post a resolution.

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